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Charles Rufus Robson R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 November 1861 Died (at Victoria, after falling from his horse)
In 1861 Captain George Henry Richards named Robson Bight (in British Colmbia) after him
 
DateRank
8 April 1851Lieutenant
 
Date fromDate toService
9 December 1853 Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by George Henry Douglasthe Baltic during the Russian War
1856 Lieutenant commander in Janus
13 December 1856 Lieutenant commander in Bloodhound, west coast of Africa
29 June 1859 Lieutenant commander in Forward, Pacific (in December 1860, he proceeded from Nootka Sound to the wreck of the American brig "Consort" in San Josef Bay, for which Robson was recommended to US President Buchanan as worthy of national recognition)
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